New story for school. Inspiration: Some people I overheard in a Denny's. I stupidly put it off until about two hours before it is due so it is far from my best work but ehhhh.
She had heard about her grandfather's illness a week earlier. Her mother had called, thrown it in at the end of her weekly conversational attack. Tracy endured the call while she painted her nails a light pink. “Oh, by the way, your father's father is dying.”